Accounted For

The following individuals have been officially “accounted for”
since this site was founded in December 2011.

Thanks to the tireless efforts of field teams and lab technicians,
researchers and nonprofit groups,
and families, friends, and comrades who never gave up hope,
this list will continue to grow.
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2018

7 Accounted For
last updated 11 June 2018


PFC Paul David Gilman
Company M, Third Battalion, 8th Marines
KIA on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943
Accounted for 17 May 2018
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (11 June 2018)

PFC William Franklin Cavin
Company F, Second Battalion, 8th Marines
KIA on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943
Accounted for 2 May 2018
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (3 May 2018)

PFC Clarence Ell Drumheiser
Company D, First Battalion, 6th Marines
KIA on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 22 November 1943
1943. Buried on Betio, date and location unknown.
2018. Identified on 26 March; accounted for on 6 April.
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (18 April 2018)

PFC Herman Walter Mulligan, Jr.
Company L, Third Battalion, 22nd Marines
KIA on Okinawa, 30 May 1945
Accounted for 28 February 2018
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (pending)
“Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War” by Dale Maharidge (Amazon purchase link)

2Lt. Harvel Lee Moore
Company E, Second Battalion, 8th Marines
KIA on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 22 November 1943.
1943. Buried in Betio Cemetery 33.
1946. Remains overlooked by 604th QMGRC.
2017. Remains located at site of Cemetery 33 by History Flight.
2018. Identified on 12 February; accounted for on 20 February.
Chatham Cemetery, Jackson Parish, LA (26 May 2018)
DPAA Announcement (22 February 2018)
Funeral Announcement (17 May 2018)

PFC Joe Lukie
Company K, Third Battalion, 2nd Marines
Missing in action on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943.
1943. Buried in [unknown location], Betio.
1946. Remains located by 604th QMGRC. Designated X-??
1949. Buried as unknown, NMCP plot ??
2013. Additional identifying material located by History Flight.
2017. Identified on 5 September.
2018. Accounted for on 16 February.
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (20 February 2018)

PFC Jack Harvey Krieger
Company A, First Battalion, 18th Marines
KIA on Betio, Tarawa atoll, 20 November 1943.
1943. Buried in Grave 11, Row 1, Betio Cemetery 25.
1946. Remains located by 604th QMGRC. Designated X-224.
1949. Buried as unknown, NMCP F 1112, on 23 March.
2013. Additional identifying material located by History Flight.
2018. Identified on 10 January; accounted for on 31 January.
Burial information pending wishes of next of kin
DPAA Announcement (1 February 2018)